Pretty Woman is about a young woman from a low position in society that attracts the attention of a rich businessman. This story is clearly based on Cinderella. The biggest link is how both the Prince and the businessman have a great time together, only for her to make a hasty exit. Thus, resulting in the guy tracking her down. Pretty Woman is a clear modern retelling of Cinderella.
Modern retellings of Cinderella are actually quite popular. There are several Cinderella-related movies released over the years because who doesn’t love a story of a poor girl getting some attention and eventually out of poverty. Tune in tomorrow to find out about another movie-fairy tale comparison.